Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
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species
Data links
LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:5c2da02a-b241-4cb0-9388-8bdd901b7319

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

JSON

For a JSON view of this data, click here

WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Gymnosarda unicolor
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

Occurrence records map

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: T. Gloerfelt-Tarp & P.J. Kailola, 1984 - Trawled fishes of southern Indonesia and Northwestern Australia
    Rights: T. Gloerfelt-Tarp & P.J. Kailola, 1984 - Trawled fishes of southern Indonesia and Northwestern Australia

Description

The Dogtooth Tuna has two separate dorsal fins, followed by 6-7 finlets. It has a large mouth with conical teeth in both jaws. The lateral line on the rear half of the fish is wavy. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url, Images
Lizard Island Research Station
Images, Occurrence record
OZ Animals
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Reference, Images

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Gymnosarda unicolor

Common Names

Common name Source
Dogtooth Tuna
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Peg-tooth Tuna
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Scaleless Tuna
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White Tuna
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White-flesh Tuna
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Bonito
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Dog Teeth
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Dog Tuna
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Dogtooth Unicolor
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Dogtooth-tuna
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Greek Brown Moray
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Jackass
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Pegtooth Tuna
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Ruppel's Bonito
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Tunny
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Whiteflesh Tuna
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
PERCIFORMES
suborder
SCOMBROIDEI
family
SCOMBRIDAE
genus
Gymnosarda
species
Gymnosarda unicolor  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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